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Demetri Martin

Comedian & Actor Known for Netflix's "The Overthinker;" Former Contributor on "The Daily Show"

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Demetri Evan Martin is an American comedian, actor, artist, and musician. He is best known for his work as a stand-up comedian, being a contributor on The Daily Show, and his Comedy Central show Important Things with Demetri Martin. In stand-up, he is known for his deadpan delivery.

Shortly after leaving law school, Martin started performing stand up in 1997. Four years later, in 2001, Martin caught his first big break in stand-up comedy when he appeared on Comedy Central's stand-up showcase Premium Blend. At the 2003 Edinburgh Festival Fringe he won the Perrier award with his show If I.... The show was turned into a BBC television special in 2004. From 2003 to 2004, Martin wrote for Late Night with Conan O'Brien.

In 2004, Martin had his own Comedy Central Presents stand-up special. His special was divided into three parts. In the first, he performed in traditional stand-up comedy fashion. In the second segment, he used humorous drawings as visual aids, which would serve either as the punchline or a background. During the third segment, he played a guitar and put on a pseudo-play where he would strum his guitar while alternating between playing harmonica and talking; some of his comedian friends dressed as fairies and dragons acted according to the story he was telling, detailing the magical land from where his jokes came. Martin's mother and grandmother also appeared.

Starting in late 2005, he was credited as a contributor on The Daily Show, on which he appeared as the named "Senior Youth Correspondent" and hosted a segment called "Trendspotting." He used this segment to talk about so-called hip trends among youth such as hookahs, wine, guerilla marketing and Xbox 360.

A piece about social networking featured his profile on MySpace. On March 22, 2007, Martin made another appearance on The Daily Show,talking about the Viacom lawsuit against Google and YouTube. He is no longer a Daily Show contributor as of 2014. Before starting at the Daily Show, he was offered to audition for SNL but turned it down due to the seven year commitment.

He has recorded a comedy album titled These Are Jokes, which was released on September 26, 2006. This album also features Saturday Night Live member Will Forte and stand-up comedian Leo Allen. Martin returned to The Daily Show on March 22, 2006, as the new Youth Correspondent, calling his segment "Professional Important News with Demetri Martin". In 2007, he starred with Faryl Millet, a comedian and actress better known for her show Fancy Nancy's Funny Hour, in a Fountains of Wayne music video for "Someone to Love" as Seth Shapiro, and Millet as Beth Mackenzie.

He also starred in the video for the Travis single "Selfish Jean", in which he wears multiple T-shirts with lyrics written on them. On September 2, 2007, Martin appeared on the season finale of the HBO series Flight of the Conchords. He appeared as a keytar player named Demetri. He also had a part in the movie The Rocker starring Rainn Wilson. Martin played the part of the videographer when the band in the movie was making their first music video.

In 2009, he hosted and starred in his own television show called Important Things With Demetri Martin on Comedy Central. Later in June, it was announced his show had been renewed for a second season. The second season premiered, again on Comedy Central, on February 4, 2010. Prior to completing work on his second season, Martin starred in the comedy-drama film *Taking Woodstock, directed by Ang Lee, which premiered at the 2009 Cannes Film Festival.

In the film Martin plays Elliot Tiber, a closeted gay artist who has given up his ambitions in the city to move upstate and help his old-world Jewish family run their Catskill Mountains motel. The film is based on the book written by Tiber. On April 25, 2011, Martin released his first book, titled This Is a Book. Martin played a small role in the 2011 film Contagion.

Martin sold his movie concept Will to DreamWorks, and is expected to play a key supporting role. He will play the lead in the film Moon People, a pitch that he sold to Columbia Pictures. He also signed a blind script deal with CBS in October 2010 to produce, write, and star in his own television series. After CBS was shown the pilot for the series, they decided not to air it. On October 2, 2012, Martin released his second comedy album entitled Demetri Martin. Standup Comedian.

Martin also voices Ice Bear in the Cartoon Network series We Bare Bears. Martin made his directorial debut in the film Dean, which he also wrote, edited, and stars in.

His comedy special, Demetri Martin: The Overthinker, was released on Netflix in 2018.

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Demetri Martin

Comedian & Actor Known for Netflix's "The Overthinker;" Former Contributor on "The Daily Show"

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Demetri Martin Biography

Demetri Evan Martin is an American comedian, actor, artist, and musician. He is best known for his work as a stand-up comedian, being a contributor on The Daily Show, and his Comedy Central show Important Things with Demetri Martin. In stand-up, he is known for his deadpan delivery.

Shortly after leaving law school, Martin started performing stand up in 1997. Four years later, in 2001, Martin caught his first big break in stand-up comedy when he appeared on Comedy Central's stand-up showcase Premium Blend. At the 2003 Edinburgh Festival Fringe he won the Perrier award with his show If I.... The show was turned into a BBC television special in 2004. From 2003 to 2004, Martin wrote for Late Night with Conan O'Brien.

In 2004, Martin had his own Comedy Central Presents stand-up special. His special was divided into three parts. In the first, he performed in traditional stand-up comedy fashion. In the second segment, he used humorous drawings as visual aids, which would serve either as the punchline or a background. During the third segment, he played a guitar and put on a pseudo-play where he would strum his guitar while alternating between playing harmonica and talking; some of his comedian friends dressed as fairies and dragons acted according to the story he was telling, detailing the magical land from where his jokes came. Martin's mother and grandmother also appeared.

Starting in late 2005, he was credited as a contributor on The Daily Show, on which he appeared as the named "Senior Youth Correspondent" and hosted a segment called "Trendspotting." He used this segment to talk about so-called hip trends among youth such as hookahs, wine, guerilla marketing and Xbox 360.

A piece about social networking featured his profile on MySpace. On March 22, 2007, Martin made another appearance on The Daily Show,talking about the Viacom lawsuit against Google and YouTube. He is no longer a Daily Show contributor as of 2014. Before starting at the Daily Show, he was offered to audition for SNL but turned it down due to the seven year commitment.

He has recorded a comedy album titled These Are Jokes, which was released on September 26, 2006. This album also features Saturday Night Live member Will Forte and stand-up comedian Leo Allen. Martin returned to The Daily Show on March 22, 2006, as the new Youth Correspondent, calling his segment "Professional Important News with Demetri Martin". In 2007, he starred with Faryl Millet, a comedian and actress better known for her show Fancy Nancy's Funny Hour, in a Fountains of Wayne music video for "Someone to Love" as Seth Shapiro, and Millet as Beth Mackenzie.

He also starred in the video for the Travis single "Selfish Jean", in which he wears multiple T-shirts with lyrics written on them. On September 2, 2007, Martin appeared on the season finale of the HBO series Flight of the Conchords. He appeared as a keytar player named Demetri. He also had a part in the movie The Rocker starring Rainn Wilson. Martin played the part of the videographer when the band in the movie was making their first music video.

In 2009, he hosted and starred in his own television show called Important Things With Demetri Martin on Comedy Central. Later in June, it was announced his show had been renewed for a second season. The second season premiered, again on Comedy Central, on February 4, 2010. Prior to completing work on his second season, Martin starred in the comedy-drama film *Taking Woodstock, directed by Ang Lee, which premiered at the 2009 Cannes Film Festival.

In the film Martin plays Elliot Tiber, a closeted gay artist who has given up his ambitions in the city to move upstate and help his old-world Jewish family run their Catskill Mountains motel. The film is based on the book written by Tiber. On April 25, 2011, Martin released his first book, titled This Is a Book. Martin played a small role in the 2011 film Contagion.

Martin sold his movie concept Will to DreamWorks, and is expected to play a key supporting role. He will play the lead in the film Moon People, a pitch that he sold to Columbia Pictures. He also signed a blind script deal with CBS in October 2010 to produce, write, and star in his own television series. After CBS was shown the pilot for the series, they decided not to air it. On October 2, 2012, Martin released his second comedy album entitled Demetri Martin. Standup Comedian.

Martin also voices Ice Bear in the Cartoon Network series We Bare Bears. Martin made his directorial debut in the film Dean, which he also wrote, edited, and stars in.

His comedy special, Demetri Martin: The Overthinker, was released on Netflix in 2018.

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  • Demetri Martin: The Overthinker | Teaser [HD] | Netflix
  • Demetri Martin: "Dean" | Talks at Google
  • Demetri Martin - Standup Comedian - New Cigarettes

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  • How to book Demetri Martin?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Demetri Martin for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Demetri Martin, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Demetri Martin or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Demetri Martin?

    Booking fees for Demetri Martin, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Demetri Martin, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Demetri Martin?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Demetri Martin for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Demetri Martin for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Demetri Martin or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Demetri Martin or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Demetri Martin is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Demetri Martin for your event is $30,000 - $50,000. Demetri Martin generally travels from Santa Monica, CA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Adam Devine, Craig Robinson, Bill Hader, Nick Swardson and Hasan Minhaj. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Demetri Martin for an upcoming event.

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  • Demetri Martin: The Overthinker | Teaser [HD] | Netflix
    Demetri Martin: "Dean" | Talks at Google
  • Demetri Martin - Standup Comedian - New Cigarettes
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